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Clean State Organisers x2

Clean State
  • Reporting to: Lead Organiser
  • Work location: Perth
  • Grade: 3
  • Salary (FTE): $61,00 - $65,000 per annum + superannuation, determined by relevant experience and qualifications.
  • Status: Full-time fixed term, 12 month contract with the view to extend.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week


Clean State is looking for an Organiser to join our organising team to set up and develop a distributed network of Clean State supporters and volunteers across the state to drive progressive change.

About Clean State

Clean State is an independent initiative advocating for action on climate change and jobs in Western Australia. We represent thousands of individuals and hundreds of businesses and other organisations who are dedicated to climate action across the state. We promote solutions that create thousands of jobs supporting businesses, families and communities and make our state a fairer, safer place to live and work.

The Role

The Community Organisers work within the organising team to build grassroots power by leading the implementation of organising strategy that will increase the number of people involved, leaders trained, and engagement of people with influence to achieve Clean State’s advocacy goals.

As an organiser with Clean State, you will be responsible for:

  • Volunteer recruitment, retention, training and leadership development
  • Training volunteers to take leadership and organise on-ground campaign activities to deliver key organising and campaign objectives under strategic direction. These activities may include but are not limited to distributed events, stalls, phone banking, door knocking, MP meetings and actions, mobilisation events and rallies.
  • Developing and adapting training materials that meet volunteers’ needs, expectations and existing experience levels.
  • Engagement with different stakeholder groups including local government and businesses.
  • Attending and facilitating volunteer meetings, events and training in the field where required.
  • Drafting high quality event materials, creative collateral and supporter communications.
  • Participating in a strong team culture of experimentation, innovation, evaluation and learning.
  • Working constructively within the organising team to execute its strategy and meet its goals.
  • Data management and administration.

You will be someone who is:

  • Passionate about creating social change, especially building people power to help drive a just transition to address climate change.
  • Has strong digital skills and a willingness to learn new technologies, and who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills including active listening and meaningful conversations.
  • Cares deeply about supporting others to step up into leadership.
  • Ambitious and excited about scale - knowing that we need to do more, faster and bigger than ever before.
  • Are nimble with a can-do attitude and come up with creative solutions to tricky situations.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience building strong and diverse communities of volunteers
  • Prior experience working with volunteers in an election context
  • Experience in copywriting or persuasive email writing
  • Experience in planning creative actions
  • Experience with NationBuilder

Conditions of employment:

  • Current Working with Childrens Check

If these criteria speak to you, you could be the perfect person for the job. Formal education, qualifications and extensive experience matter less to us than a positive attitude, initiative and willingness to learn.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+ people, a diverse range of genders, people with disability and others who have diverse experiences to apply for this opportunity.

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